Bids for the 1984 Winter Olympics

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Bids for the
1984 (1984) Winter Olympics
XIV Olympic Winter Games
Sapporo · Gothenburg
Committee IOC
Election venue Athens
80th IOC Session
Missing location of the bidding cities.
Location of the bidding cities
Important dates
Decision 18 May 1978
Winner Sarajevo (39 votes)
Runner-up Sapporo (36 votes)

The selection process for the 1984 Winter Olympics consisted of three bids, and saw Sarajevo, Yugoslavia (in current-day Bosnia and Herzegovina), be selected ahead of Sapporo, Japan, and Gothenburg, Sweden. The selection was made at the 80th IOC Session in Athens on 18 May 1978.[1]


IOC voting[1]
City Country Round 1 Round 2
Sarajevo Yugoslavia 31 39
Sapporo Japan 33 36
Gothenburg Sweden 10


  1. ^ a b "Past Olympic host city election results". GamesBids. Archived from the original on 17 March 2011. Retrieved 17 March 2011.